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Sofia Tousa, Maria Semitekolou, Ioannis Morianos, Aikaterini I Trochoutsou and Georgina Xanthou. Activin-A: a new piece in the puzzle of tolerance in asthma. Clinical Anti-inflammatory and Anti-Allergy drugs, 2014

Petrakou E, Fotopoulos S, Anagnostakou M, Anatolitou F, Samitas K, Semitekolou M, Xanthou M. Xanthou G Pediatr Res. 74:675-81, 2013

Harsha Kariyawasam, Maria Semitekolou, Douglas S. Robinson and Georgina Xanthou. Activin-A in the regulation of allergic asthma. Clin Exp Allergy, 41:1505-14, 2011

Maria Semitekolou, Themis Alissafi, Maria Aggelakopoulou, Evangelia Kourepini, Harsha H. Kariyawasam, A. Barry Kay, Douglas S. Robinson, Clare M. Lloyd, Vily Panoutsakopoulou, Georgina Xanthou. Activin-A induces regulatory T cells which suppress T helper responses and protect from allergic airway disease. Journal of Experimental Medicine, 206: 1769-1785, 2009. 

Kariyawasam HH, Pegorier S, Barkans J, Xanthou G, Aizen M, Ying S, Kay AB, Lloyd CM, Robinson DS. Activin and transforming growth factor-beta signaling pathways are activated after allergen challenge in mild asthma. J Allergy and Clin Immunol, 124: 454-462, 2009.

Georgina Xanthou, Davina C. M. Simoes, Kalomira Petrochilou, Vily Panoutsakopoulou, Charis Roussos and Christina Gratziou. Osteopontin deficiency protects from airway remodelling and hyperresponsiveness in chronic asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:894-902, 2009. 

Georgina Xanthou, Eva Levy, Eftichia Petrakou, Vassiliki Zacharioudaki, Christos Tsatsanis, Spyros Fotopoulos and Marietta Xanthou. Dinstinct roles of TLR4 and CD14 in LPS-induced inflammatory responses of neonates. Ped Res 66:179-84, 2009. 

Kariyawasam HH, Xanthou G, Barkans J, Aizen M, Kay AB, Robinson DS. Basal expression of bone morphogenetic protein receptor is reduced in mild asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med., 177(10):1074-81, 2008.

Xanthou Georgina, Alissafi Themis, Semitekolou Maria, Simoes Davina C.M., Gaga Mina, Lloyd Clare M., Panoutsakopoulou Vily. Osteopontin involvement in T helper type 2 allergic airway disease: regulation of plasmacytoid and myeloid dendritic cell subsets. Nature Medicine, 13:570-578, 2007.

Andreas Papapetropoulos, Davina Simoes, Georgina Xanthou, Charis Roussos and Christina Gratziou. Reduction of guanylyl cyclase expression in allergic asthma. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 290:179-84, 2006. 

Sarah J.McMillan, Georgina Xanthou and Clare M. Lloyd. Manipulation of allergen-induced airway remodelling by treatment with anti-TGF-β: effects on Smad signalling pathways. Journal of Immunology, 174(9):5774-80, 2005. 

A. Humbles, C.M. Lloyd, S.J. McMillan, D.S. Friend, G. Xanthou, E.E. McKenna, S. Ghiran, N.P. Gerard, C.Yu, S.H. Orkin, C. Gerard. A critical role for eosinophils in allergic airways remodeling. Science 17; 305(5691):1776-9, 2004. 

Xanthou G, Williams T. and Pease J. Molecular characterisation of CXCR3: evidence for the involvement of distinct extracellular domains in a multi-step model of ligand binding and receptor activation. Eur J Immunol, 33:2927, 2003.

Xanthou G, Duchesnes C,  Williams T,  Pease J. CCR3 functional responses are regulated by both CXCR3 and its ligands CXCL9, CXCL10 and CXCL11.  Eur J Immunol, 33: 2241-50, 2003.

Xanthou G., Polihronis M, Tzioufas A.G., et. al. Lymphoid chemokine messenger RNA expression by epithelial cells in the chronic inflammatory lesion of the salivary glands of Sjogren’s syndrome patients-Possible participation in lymphoid structure formation.  Arthritis Rheum, 44: 408-18, 2001. 

Menelaos N.Manoussakis, Ioannis Dimitriou, Efi Kapsogeorgou, Georgia Xanthou, Mary Polihronis, Haralambos M.Moutsopoulos. Expression of B7 costimulatory molecules by salivary gland epithelial cells in patients with Sjogren’s syndrome.   Arthritis Rheum, 42: 229-239, 1999.